Driving on Plastic Roads

Jetson Green

Holland-based firm VolkerWessels has recently introduced plans to start building roads out of recycled plastic instead of asphalt. According to them, this would reduce construction costs and maintenance time, as well as prolong the lifespan of roads.

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Classification of Roads and Their Details

The Constructor

Road transportation is an essential network for any country. Classification of roads based on many factors such as materials, locations, traffic etc. Roads/Highways Transportation Pavements Roads Transportation Engineering

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Trending Sources

On the Road Again! Announcing Our 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshows

John Chaney

On the Road Again! In 2018, we hit the road and brought the latest construction technology insights and trends directly to contractors all over the country in more than 20 cities. Announcing Our 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshows.

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U.S. road work-zone fatalities up 7%

Construction Dive

Officials says more traffic and road work and distracted driving are to blame for the increase in fatalities

Rotary Intersection of Roads and its Design Factors

The Constructor

Rotary intersection of roads is also called as traffic rotary which is nothing but enlarged intersection of roads where vehicles cross roads or. Pavement Design Transportation Pavements Roads Transportation Engineering

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Why is Bitumen Used in Road Construction? Properties and Advantage of Bitumen for Pavements

The Constructor

Bitumen is used in road construction due to various properties and advantages it has over other pavement construction materials. Building Materials Building Technology Pavement Design Roads/Highways Transportation Bitumen Bituminous Pavement Pavements Roads Transportation Engineering

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When is scarification needed for road work?

The Constructor

When is scarification needed for road work? The post When is scarification needed for road work? appeared first on The Constructor

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How to derive formula for super elevation or road bending

Construction Cost Estimating

By going through the following construction video, you can learn the tips for obtaining formula toward full super elevation of highway or road. Electrical Formula Formula for Calculation Road Video Road Work Stress Formula Super Formula Videos

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PQC ROAD

The Constructor

cab you give me basic details of PQC road making.thanks Read More at PQC ROAD The Constructor

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The Design Behind Constructing Smart Roads

Construction Informer

You might not have given it much thought but constructing smart roads is going to require road builders who have entirely new sets of skills on their staffs. The post The Design Behind Constructing Smart Roads appeared first on Construction Informer Blog. Here are two examples of how tech is currently getting incorporated into and along roadways. Construction Technology Trending

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Kings of the Road

Contractor Magazine

Fleet management and tracking are instrumental in keeping vehicles within the company’s “bird’s eye” view

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Berkelmans 16-ton Off-road Dump Trailer

Construction Equipment

Heavy-duty 16-ton off-road dump trailer weighs in at 6,000 pounds and is best suited for hauling construction debris, dirt, gravel, and stone. It’s designed with unibody construction, a double-acting hydraulic tailgate with a 55-degree dump angle plus European-style telescopic cylinders, and

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Revit Road Map

CAD Shack

I did not expect to see the first ever public road map of where Revit is going to be published on the Autodesk Community porthole. Find the road map here. Revit Road Map.

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How To Keep Our Kids Safe On The Road

FDR Safety

School is out, there are more teenage drivers on the road, more people are on vacation, and many more reasons are to blame. The fear of something happening to a child only increases during the summer months as roads fill up with vacationers and students on summer break.

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Understanding the Road Ahead

Construction Business Owner

Tire management technology musts from Bridgestone's Rob Seibert

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Road construction fatalities climbed through 2016

Construction Dive

As construction picked up after the Great Recession, so did worker deaths, according to the most recent statistics

Foxconn drives more than $630M in Wisconsin road work

Construction Dive

In addition to $500 million for Interstate 94 improvements, the state will spend $134 million on road upgrades around the Foxconn's $10 billion factory

Road Ranger Mobile Anchor

Construction Equipment

-sponsored- Gorbel®’s Road Ranger Mobile Anchor provides a fall protection anchorage point right where you need it, indoors or out. Rated for highway towing to 65MPH

A position is vacant for principal roads/highways engineer

Construction Cost Estimating

Duties and responsibilities: • Civil design of large scale and modern road, highways, rail and transport Infrastructure projects around Melbourne and Australia. • "Senior Management" opportunity. •

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How to calculate quantity of earthwork in road

Construction Cost Estimating

In this civil engineering video tutorial, you will learn step-by-step guidelines for measuring the quantity of earthwork (soil) in road, railway, canal work with the help of mean area method. The work of road will start from 0 point.

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A Long Road to a Professional Engineering License

Constructonomics

My boss at my first engineering job told me that a PE license and a dollar will get you a cup of coffee. . Now that’s one heck of a saying, and at 22 years old, I didn’t really get it.

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BIM Technology Road Map

Building Information Management

It’s the integration of Cloud Computing, BIM, and Efficient Collaborative Construction Delivery Methods (IPD, JOC, PPP…) that will improve productivity in the AECO sector. Project Delivery Methods of the Future.

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Illinois Begins Road Worker Layoffs

Construction Equipment

The men and women who build Illinois roads for a living were sent home Monday or told not to come in at all due to the still unresolved state budget fiasco in Illinois

Tobacco Road

Construction Equipment

Researchers in RMIT University in Australia have figured out a novel way to cut environmental hazardous waste and make urban roadways cooler. Mix old ciggie butts into the asphalt.

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If Green Building is Going to Save the Planet it Will Have to Include Green Roads

Green Building Law Update

There are 3,980,817 miles of roads in the United States. Roads are the largest built structures we come into contact with and yet they are so ubiquitous and familiar that they have become an impervious given, the dark matter of the motor vehicle cosmos.

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TYPES OF SOIL TESTS FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION

The Constructor

Types of soil tests for road construction project requires the site investigation to be carried out to understand the soil profile. For road. Pavement Design Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Soil Transportation Engineering

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Road Dryer RD-1200XT

Construction Equipment

The RD-1200XT pavement-drying unit dries asphalt and concrete pavement, allowing crews to pave or apply surface treatments or striping after just one pass. The unit blows heated air up to 300 F directly downward through multiple nozzles. This eliminates the risk of flying material and allows

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The 7 Major Highway Cross Sectional Elements of a Road

Construction Cost Estimating

Given below, the details of cross sectional components of a road 1) Right of way: Right of way or permanent land stands for the area of land obtained and conserved for construction and formation of a road along its alignment. iii) They arrange space for constructing road signals.

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100th Doosan conversion for road/rail specialist

Digger Blog

GOS Tool & Engineering Services has just bought its 100th Doosan excavator for adapting to road/rail working. GOS Tool & Engineering Services has just bought its 100th Doosan excavator for adapting to road/rail working.

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Infographic: Worst Maintained Roads in the U.S.

Construction Equipment

Teletrac Navman recently provided a closer look into deteriorating urban roads, and their costs to drivers, in an informative infographic. Data was pulled from a TRIP study examining road quality, pavement conditions, and travel trends. The infographic maps the cities with the worst roads in the U

AAA headquarters embodies a road trip atmosphere

BD+C

The new interior design of the 50,000-sf space for the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) Northern California, Nevada, and Utah headquarters includes collaborative spaces and attempts to embrace the atmosphere of a classic American road trip

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Wisconsin Changes Road Classifications to Access Foxconn Funding

Construction Equipment

The Associated Press and Wisconsin State Journal report that Wisconsin has converted - on paper, at least - local roads around the Foxconn site from generic roads to state highways so the state can access money set aside for state road improvements.

GKD tech enhances road-rail vehicles

Digger Blog

Pro Rail Services has added GKD Technologies’ rated capacity indicators to its new Doosan road rail vehicle (RRV) fleet. Pro Rail Services has added GKD Technologies’ rated capacity indicators to its new Doosan road rail vehicle (RRV) fleet.

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Bridgestone Names President of Off Road Tires

Construction Equipment

Bridget Neal has been named president, off-the-road (OTR), Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), effective Aug. Neal succeeds Taylor Cole, who recently was named president of Firestone Building Products, LLC. .

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Restructured Texas Toll Road Emerges From Chapter 11

ENR Construction

A bankrupt Texas toll road has new financing and new management

For Whom The Roads Toll

Construction Equipment

Pennsylvania

Various types of tests conducted to verify the quality of aggregates in road work

Construction Cost Estimating

7.BITUMEN ADHESION TEST: Bitumen is compatible with all general types of road aggregates on condition that they are dry and do not contain dust. Articles ASTM Test Cement Test Concrete Quality Test Construction Road Work Lab Test Testing Test For

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ROAD FURNITURE RATE ANALYSIS

The Constructor

ANY FRIEND, PLEASE GUIDE ME IN ROAD FURNITURE RATE ANALYSIS Read More at ROAD FURNITURE RATE ANALYSIS The Constructor

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Proven Contractor Bookkeeping Road Map

Contractor Bookkeeping

We Make Contractor Bookkeeping Look Easy. Because we do it every day, Monday through Friday and some holidays. This makes it over 300 days per year. With multiple clients, we are not new; it’s not new. The same goes in your field of Construction. You do many of the same things over and over again. The end result is so clean and tidy, when the customer is watching you it looks like it was effortlessly done. That’s so simple “Why Couldn’t I Do That.” When I tried, it seems to be “A Lot Harder.”

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Illinois Road Construction Dodges Shutdown

Construction Equipment

Using its worst-in-nation credit rating, Illinois agreed to pay $12 million to borrow $550 million Thursday to head off the July 1 funding cut off for mass transit and road construction projects.